Heritage Minutes: Juno Beach

Heritage Minutes: Juno Beach


Now do that Britain thing. Come on, Ralph. This is the BBC. Here is the news. Dauntless Canadian troops beat back hitherto invincible German forces on Normandy’s Juno Beach today. And this is Canadian armed forces radio with something that really matters. That great, great hit by Toronto’s own Ruth Lowe. [Sound of sad song] [Sound of bombers flying by] Play it again, Johnny! Narrator: Musician and broadcaster Johnny Lombardi would continue to play a prominent role in our popular culture for another half century. But not before he and the men of the 7th Canadian Infantry had earned the world’s gratitude for what they did at Juno Beach.